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I have a confession to make: I'm not very good at taking vacations. That doesn't mean that I don't take them at all, just that it's a bit of a struggle. Unfortunately I'm not alone, particularly among Americans.
It's foolish (and counter-productive) to constantly pursue pleasure as an end in itself. Happiness, they say, is a by-product of satisfying work.